Resources for Families

  • Applying for one of our 200 free Pre-K programs?

    We're offering extended hours to apply! Learn more here.

  • Summer 2021

    Interested in the District's Academic Programs for Summer 2021?

  • How do I Obtain Working Papers?

    Learn how to obtain working papers to qualify for employment

  • Academic Calendar

    See the current and upcoming school year calendars

  • Parent Portal

    Use the new Parent and Family Portal to access all information regarding your child's education

  • School Selection

    Learn how to attend a school outside of your student's catchment/boundary area

  • School Finder

    Use this handy tool to quickly identify your neighborhood school

  • Bullying & Harassment

    Learn about the District's Zero Tolerance policy on bullying and harassment and how to report a bully

  • Have a Concern?

    Follow the process outlined by the FACE Office, which will work to address any questions or issues you have

  • Transportation

    Request transportation for your child, access bus safety guidelines, and get information on SEPTA schedules

  • Bad Weather Forecasted?

    How, when and why we close school due to inclement weather, how to find your bus, how to sign up for alerts right to your phone, and other frequently requested answers!

  • Academic Support

    Find out about the academic programs and services provided by the District

  • Student Rights and Responsibilities

    Learn about the work of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, which supports a safe and secure learning environment while preserving the rights of students and families

  • College and Career Readiness

    Find helpful tools for students and families to prepare for meaningful college and careers

  • Reengagement

    Learn about the District's alternative pathways to graduation

  • Uniform Dress Code

    Learn more information about your child’s school dress code, including a list of uniform colors for all schools

  • Code of Conduct

    Learn about rules and regulations for District students

  • District Contacts

    If you can’t find what you’re looking for, this list connects questions with departments

  • Career and Technical Education

    Learn more about the District's Career and Technical Education program, providing students with the academic and technical knowledge needed to be successful in college and career

  • Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

    The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program provides scholarships to eligible students who wish to attend a participating public or nonpublic school of their choice.

  • The Learning Key

    Philadelphia Tribune's education-focused news

  • How SDP supports Title IX

    We strive to provide a safe, positive school climate for all students and prohibit all forms of unlawful harassment and discrimination, including sexual harassment and discrimination, of students by any student, staff, or other individual in our schools and offices.

  • District Wide Survey

    help inform our work to improve our schools and our services to students and families!

  • Return to In Person Learning Survey

    Share what excites & concerns you about returning to in-person learning for SY2021-2022!